Construction Permits and Inspections

Permits and Inspections 


For online construction permits or to register as a contractor CLICK HERE


The Permits and Inspections Department is responsible for all building permits, construction Inspections, contractor registration, and compliance with all city codes.

Codes:

2015 International Building Code
2015 International Plumbing Code
2015 International Mechanical Code
2015 International Energy Code
2014 NEC

Inspections: 

Please call permit clerk desk at 972-286-4477 Ext 124 when ready.
Inspections may be scheduled for same day as long as contractor calls before 9 a.m. . All construction shall be accessible and/or exposed for inspection and shall not be covered unless authorized by city building official.


Residential Rental Property Registration & Renewal

If you own residential rental property in the City of Balch Springs, you are required to register all of your units.  Registrations are valid two years from the date of initial registration for a $25 Fee/unit. Landlords/owners who have previously registered, please be reminded that your biannual registration renewal date may be fast approaching. 

Program violators, or failure to register and/or have your rental property inspected will result in fines and penalties up to $500, per amended ordinance No. 3216-16.     

Obtain forms at city hall or printable online for convenience. Click Here to register and pay online.



Permits & Application Forms